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2011 Mazda RX-8

Research, photos, specs, and expertise

Mazda RX-8 highlights

Customer reviews

5 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

3.5 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

16 city, 23 highway, 19 combined

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New for 2011

  • The RX-8 is available in a new trim called the Sport.
  • The Base trim has been discontinued for 2011.
  • RX-8 trims have been upgraded with Leatherette & Cloth as standard equipment this year.

Explore Mazda RX-8 details

R3 2WD 2D Coupe

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • BOSE Sound System
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Leatherette & Cloth
  • Manual Transmission
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Side Airbags
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Leatherette & Cloth
  • Navigation System
  • Satellite Radio Ready

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

1.3L

Horsepower

232

Torque (ft-lbs)

159

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

16.9

Wheelbase

106.3"

Overall length

175.6"

Width

69.7"

Height

52.8"

Leg room

F 42.7"/R 32.2"

Head room

F 38.2"/R 36.8"

Front tires

P225/40R19

Rear tires

P225/40R19

Seating capacity

4

Transmission

Manual 6

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating

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Above Average

RepairPal gave the Mazda RX-8 an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Mazda RX-8 41st out of 44 among Compact Cars.

Cost

RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Mazda RX-8 is $568, compared to an average of $482 for Compact Cars and $619 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Frequency

According to RepairPal, Mazda RX-8 owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 1.3 times per year, compared to an average of 1.0 times for Compact Cars and 1.4 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Severity

RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 17% for the Mazda RX-8, compared to an average of 10% for Compact Cars and 12% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

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